In the Ryazan Region , the Orion unmanned aerial vehicle crashed. Ryazan media noted that it collapsed in a place where local residents often walk. But the press service of the governor of the region emphasized that there were no victims.
The spokesman for the governor, Denis Arapov, confirmed that Orion had collapsed 70 meters from apartment buildings. He crashed during a test flight to Protasovo Airport. The reasons for the crash are not yet called. According to TASS, drone problems started even before landing.
“Orion” is considered the first Russian drone, fully developed in Russia and built on domestic components. In August, the Ministry of Defense reported on the start of serial production of Orion.